Khairpur

Khairpur

Khairpur (Urdu: خيرپُور‎‎; Sindhi: خیرپور‎, khīr´pūr) is a city and the capital of the Khairpur District, in Pakistan's Sindh province. Khairpur was founded in 1783 by Mir Sohrab Khan of the Talpur dynasty, and served as capital of the former princely state of Khairpur until 1955. Khairpur is also known as home of the revered Sufi mystic Sachal Sarmast, whose shrine is located in nearby Ranipur.

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